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WETA
Nov 10, 2012 6:00pm EST
in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> this week, the post-election rubio. -- rubio. >> i still wish i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. >> and where do we go from here? >> mr. president, we stand ready to work with you. >> the republicans take a look at their game plan. >> i think republicans have done a lousy job of reaching out to people of color. >> of good election for women in congress. >> an amazing campaign. let me be clear. i did not bill that. you build that. >> also a look at ballot initiatives, including legalizing pot. >> this is the best day of my life. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> it was a long, anxious night for a lot of people in this town and across the nation, but then the networks called ohio and you knew it was over. the president won 93% of african-americans, 71% of hispanics, more women than romney. 160% of voters 18 to 29. he won 52% of voters under 34. half the independent voters. 53% of those to make over $50,000 a year. 54% of those who m
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
take your questions about the election and the future of the republican party. at a 30 a.m. eastern, we will discuss the hispanic vote. and the washington bureau chief of ♪ host: good morning. it is friday, november 9, 2012. three days removed from winning his election. the president plans to make an address from the east room of the white house about the economy and reducing the deficit. it is a speech republicans will be watching closely coming up and to the lame-duck session. as reluctant that battle and beyond, we want to hear about your top priorities for the second term. how successful do you think he will be at addressing them? give us a call on the democratic 585-3880.- republicans 202-585-3881. independents 202-585-3882. a very good morning to you. a lot of discussion about the president's second term and what needs to be addressed and the near and long term. we want to hear from you, but we will point out a few headlines. this from "the wall street journal." also from "the washington post." the front page of the commentary section of "the washington times." also, we want
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2012 10:30pm EST
he produced an electorate. whoever won, we would wake up on election day and produce a little different electorate than anticipated. that is what happened. the electorate was more non- white than most polls anticipated. there was that. the debate had a huge impact. the first debate fundamentally changed the race and put romney back with and range. obama was able to stabilize at the end. but romney presented himself as an acceptable alternative. romney was able to walk over the threshold. in the end, he never addressed the demographic challenge. and the third debate he went back on some of the language. he talked about amnesty and deportation and basically ensured that number among hispanics. barack obama increased its share of votes among hispanics. that is a statement more about the republican party than the democratic party. >> that is not two waves. one was out of the democratic convention. that was a surge for the democrats. the second was a chance for the challenger to put himself on the stage. i think people were talking about romney's momentum. he got back in the race.
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2012 8:00am PST
>>> newly elected president obama is back in washington, automatic spending cuts and tax increases set to go into effect at the beginning of the year, known together as the fiscal cliff. members of one of the most deeply divided congresses in history are sending smoke signals up capitol hill to note they are ready to get back to the bargaining table. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we are ready to be led, not as democrats or republicans, but as americans. >> i want to work together, but i want everyone to also understand, you can't push us around. we want to work together. >> as washington digs back in, politicians and pundits alike are still post-gaming obama's election night victory. >> as soon as the votes started coming in and we matched them up against the model, we were well convinced that the thing was going to go according to plan. >> republicans in a crisis of their own after mitt romney's disastrous defeat. does the governor's loss and demise signal a greater crossroads for the grand 'ole party? >> i think it's more of a branding problem because the branding proble
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2012 9:00am EST
% in virginia. we will go to one of the swing state in this election now. -- a swing states in this election now. caller: i love the statement that he made about self deportation. absolutely right. that is basically what the gop party is doing, not just to latinos, but everyone else. it is basically 47%. one of the things i would like to mention -- i wrote this over 20 years ago -- we had 36 men in mexico who controlled 54% of .exico's gross national product how much can they need to buy? i am sick and tired of the 36 men in mexico -- the number of men in the united states, canada, central america, south america, europe and asia, etc., whose lust for more greed and power is destroying the e ntire planet for man and beast. that bothers me. i feel that they spend their lives living off a bus. as long as we obey their roles, everything is ok. -- off of us. as long as we obey their rules, everything is ok. guest: i think that oftentimes, the process that is taken in -- to having a greater appreciation for how democratic our process is, however when has 1 vote, one voice -- how everyone has one vote,
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
newly elected president. >> we're getting a clearer picture of how the president won. he lost white voters by 20 points to mr. romney but won the women's vote and among nonwhites had 80% to romney's 20%. romney couldn't believ believe -- romney gave a gracious speech. >> i so wish i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction but the nation chose another leader. >> we have fought our way back. we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> obama won ohio, the critical swing state with 18 electoral votes. the state now voted for the winning presidential candidate in the last 13 elections. and no republican won without the state of ohio. >> the president will face the same divide at congress, democrats will retain control of the senate. republicans lost three key senate seats. two independents generally vote with them. there is now a record high number of women serving in the senate. women hold 19 of the seats. the house is staying in republican hands with 233 republicans and 185 democrats. and nancy pelosi'
MSNBC
Nov 10, 2012 1:00pm PST
the election, and there is big news from florida on this saturday. nbc news now calling the state for president obama. that puts 29 electoral votes in the president's column. that gives him a final count of 332 electoral votes. governor romney 206 electoral votes. more on that in a few moments. >>> major news from the nation's highest court today. the justices of the supreme court said they will consider the racially charged issue of whether to scale back the historic voting rights act. more on this now from nbc news justice correspondent pete williams. >> reporter: craig, this is shaping up to be the most important supreme court term in decades for civil rights. the justices are already looking at affirmative action and college admissions. now they've agreed to consider whether to gut the landmark voting rights law. here is the question simply stated. has racial discrimination in the south diminished to the point that a key part of the voting rights act passed 47 years ago is no longer needed to assure access to the ballot box and to give minority candidates a fair shot at getting elected? >>
Current
Nov 8, 2012 3:00am PST
court press" on this thursday, thursday, november 8, two days after the big election. good to see you here on current tv. we're coming to you live from our nation's capital. bringing you the news of the day and taking your calls. pardon me. at 1-866-55-press. and president obama winning a decisive victory indeed on tuesday. re-elected for four more years but now a lot of republicans are saying he didn't get a mandate. what do you mean he didn't get a mandate? he won the electoral vote. he won the popular vote. he won! mitt romney lost! end of story! president obama does have a mandate to push his agenda. we'll tell you why and we'll tell you what it is but first here's the latest, today's current news update, standing by in los angeles, lisa ferguson. hi lisa. good morning. >> hey bill. good morning everyone. it's more than 24 hours now since the polls closed and we are still waiting on an official number from florida. it is obvious the state has not fixed its voting problems. as i'm sure you remember, i
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 2:00am PST
romney, he may have lost the election but victory will always be spelled m.i.t. on the "ridiculist." that does it for us. thanks for watching. "early start" begins now. >>> i'm really proud of them. i'm really proud of them. and -- >> raw emotion. the leader of the free world sheds a tear as he talks, with pride, about his campaign. >> a tear or two. secrets spilled. the leak may be sealed giving up classified information for money to the makers of a video game. >> and worldwide inspiration. a new look at the pakistani teen who stood up to the taliban, and almost paid with her life. good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start," i'm john berman. >> and i'm zoraida sambolin. nice to have you with us this morning. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. up first, 63 days and counting until we head to the fiscal cliff. if these two men cannot find a way to compromise the impact on the economy could be catastrophic. president obama delivers a big economic speech in about eight hours, and he wants tax cuts for the wealthy to extire. house speaker john boehner drawing this line in the sand. >> ra
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2012 9:00am EST
also heard from republican senator robb portman of ohio. his comments on the election and the future of the gop are a little more than a half hour. >> senator robb portman of ohio. he is, he is a first-term senator from ohio but before that he served seven terms i believe in the house of representatives before he was import tuned by president bush. >> nice way to put it. >> a couple of jobs thankless jobs, including white house budget director and united states trade representative. and of course most of you know that he served as sparring partner, debate prep leader for mitt romney in the recent, in the recent campaign and led to that what was arguably governor romney's finest moment in the campaign. the first debate. so thank you very much for being here. our title today is, the future of the republican party. this assumes of course it has one. [laughter] and let's start by talking about the election because you played obviously a crucial role in ohio. and i want to get your sense of, we're now seeing reports that, you want me to use this? we're now seeing reports that the campaign
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 3:00am PST
in chicago a day after his historic re-election. good morning. it's friday, november 9th. and with us on set, national affairs editor for "new york" magazine and msnbc political analyst, john heilemann. also msnbc contributor mike barnicle and pulitzer prize-winning historian, jon meacham. he's the author of "the art of power." it's no longer forthcoming, it is here. and in washington, nbc chief foreign affairs correspondent and host of "andrea mitchell reports," andrea mitchell. good morning, andrea. >> hi there. >> john heilemann, it's been such a long, long road since you guys started reporting on president barack obama -- then-senator barack obama's first election campaign in 2007. here we are five years later, a very emotional moment for the president who has endured five years of the highest highs and the lowest lows in politics. this has to be one of the most special moments for the man. >> undoubtedly. you know, it will be -- you think about the significance of him winning the first time, obviously, an historic moment. but in a lot of ways, you know, if he had lost on tuesday night,
FOX News
Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
. but first, 1460 days until the 2016 election. just kidding. but we did think it would be interesting to see and hear how some of america's trusted opinion makers reacted to four more years of obama. kick it off with the one and only el rushbo, rush limbaugh. >> conservatism, in my humble opinion, did not lose last night. it's just very difficult to beat santa claus. it's practically impossible to beat santa claus. people are not going to vote against st. louis, especially if the a tern tiff is being your own santa claus -- alternative is being your own santa claus. country of children where the option is santa claus or work, what wins? >> eric: you know, rush puts it in a way a lot of people can understand. >> greg: but you can't beat santa claus. you take his clothes. that is how you expose santa claus. conservatives need to expand their tent, which but generally for the left that means channeling your inner julia. it's a way toward bankruptcy. mausoleum for dead culture. i am talking about expanding that you are ideas. two people that believe this is the way to go. dependency is the way t
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 3:00am PST
election iran fires at a drone. why are we only finding out about this now? >> steve: weekend after hurricane sandy left thousands homeless . we are looking at where the homeless people are going . a massive tent city and we are there live on the friday bitterly cold morning. >> brian: they are opening up a place for them. outraged over the president doing first order of business should be to stick a fork in it. >> steve: stick a fork in it. >> brian: "fox and friends" starpts right now. >> steve: the reason i was struggling in a scramble. tomorrow is the marine's birthday and. and we have jiie whit lock pins. i will wear mine in the entire program. >> most people don't have the prive ledge of watching you get dressed. >> steve: what do you mean. >> putting things on. >> steve: nice ally. >> great to be back in the land of the light. >> brian: why are you taunting me? it is so bad on long island they are asking the defense department to take over. that's how bad the power authority is. when i say disaster, i am understating it. >> steve: you are. >> brian: and confusion . >> steve:
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2012 8:00am PST
expressing sour grapes after an election loss. why is this different? >> because every intelligence agency in the world, including the british, believe that iraq had weapons of mass destruction, that it was an entirely different situation. four americans died that didn't have to die. >> is there a blurring of the line here? especially when it comes to the president and senator mccain? a lot of people would like look at the condi rice situation and the tens of thousands of lives, a combination of military and civilian lives that have been lost based on faulty information. >> i think it's easy to make the assumption that there's more politics on the side. most people that know john mccain, and i consider him a friend, he would say he's a patriot. he wants to know the truth. this is about what he just said. it's about four people died in benghazi that didn't have to. i think senator mccain is doing his job along with senator graham to get to the bottom and the best the way they know how. and i fully support their actions and their words. >> but they're making this -- they're talking about wat
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 2:00am PST
're going on two days now since the election with several house races still too close to call. it is not over yet, everyone. good morning. welcome to "early start," everyone. >> nice to have you with us. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. up first, we're going to start with mother nature. she is showing absolutely no mercy. this morning the northeast is getting rocked again. it is a powerful nor'easter pounding a region already devastated by superstorm sandy. 600,000 people without power for nine days in new york and new jersey. some forced to evacuate or hunker down overnight in the face of 60 mile an hour winds, two to four foot storm surge and a half foot of snow. more than 1,000 flights were canceled in new york and philadelphia. the path train between new jersey and new york is back to limited service under the hudson river after being shut ahead of the storm. penn station in new york was closed for a while last night. but it is back open today. my goodness. we have team coverage of this untimely winter storm. suzanne candiotti is live in new jersey. first, we begin with rob ma
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 4:00am PST
. the election is over. now it's time to get to work. >> so talk, soledad, of working to the. but you might say speaker boehner has said tax rates for the wealthy can't go up. they're at 35% right now. they're scheduled to go up above 39% by the end of the year. then you say president obama said he will veto anything that does not increase tax rates on wealthy americans. you wonder where is the middle ground there? the middle ground, it appears, and we don't know the details on this, would be moving towards a framework on tax reform. you know right now, even a lot of people who might fall under that 35% tax rate, income bracket, they don't pay that. that's not their effective rate. so if you simplify the tax code. maybe some of the change comes out in the wash. you could actually increase revenue. increase tax dollars without changing that tax rate. we don't know the details, though. and they really have to be worked out and this week is really the start of that process. >> the sound of that ticking would be the clock of the fiscal cliff clock that we're monitoring because it all comes to an en
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
. november 5th we have an election coming up. looking beyond the election we are also approaching the season in which one of the most prominent rituals associated begins and that is inviting experts to make predictions about where we will be at the end of the coming year, not legal but 2013. this is often done with respect to where we can anticipate the accuracy rate of the predictions are that is all so we have to be careful out how we will hold our predictors to the accuracy of their projection. but given everything that we have discussed about where these processes are headed above the obstacles and about the possibilities for intervention about the degree of influence outside doctors might have. if you have to speculate in an informed way about where you think we will be with respect to the security sector reform in egypt and tunisia in particular we will set libya aside. give me a sense of where do you think we will be? >> that is a tremendous cost and i feel like i am on a sunday morning talk show. i think for me i think where the process these are going and i concur egypt and tunisia
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2012 1:00am EST
. >> elect to go back to the afghanistan matt. -- i would like to go back to the afghanistan matter. i wonder about the application of the iraq search idea to us -- to afghanistan. a major part of the iraq idea was buying of local leaders. we have been buying off warlords in afghanistan for ever. and the taliban have access to limited resources from the drug trade. dess petraeus relief bill that the search idea could be plucked from iraq and put down in afghanistan and feel successful? >> no. what the surge was meant to do in both countries is you create the time and space so that the local host nation, national security forces could stand up and defend themselves. you have to deal with -- it is not just a security solution. there is the rule of law were talking about, international relations, you have to get a lot of partners, 49 members to agree objectives.ed you have to find out who has to deal with drug operations. you can imagine the complex discussions. i do not think he thinks there is a solution in either country. especially if we have a withdrawal in afghanistan. we have given the ir
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
in the newsroom, keith russell, news4. >>> election day meant long lines for voters in virginia. now the state's democratic party is calling for an investigation into why some people had to wait so long to cast their ballots. as northern virginia bureau chief julie carey reports now, some local elected officials also want their own reviews into what went wrong. >> reporter: it was almost november 7th, and many polls had been closed for hours before some virginia voters cast their ballots tuesday. at this prince william county polling place some people reported waiting five hours to vote. in fairfax county, one polling place was open until 10:30. and two-hour waits were common in various precincts. >> just unacceptable. why weren't the proper preparations taken. we knew it was going to be a big turnout. >> reporter: that's bryan moran. he said long waits were in rif mobbed. now he's calling on the governor to instruct the state board of elections to do a full investigation. he says turnout also reached new highs in 2008, but there weren't similar problems then. >> why did it go so poorly this y
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2012 1:00am EST
that although our members are great here, two of our colleagues have gone on to the senate. senator elect tammy baldwin [applause] senator elect mazie hirono. only the second woman of color to serve in the senate. that is very exciting. unfortunately we do not have kathy hochul this next congress, but the future is soon coming upon -- we know they will be making a great public contribution. so here we are. we are still finishing up some of our campaigns. we are very proud of the success -- as you see here today. why is it important for us to make this statement of the strength of women in the congress of the united states? the house democratic women? because this is where the hopes and dreams of american families are. they may not know that, they may not know one party from the next and the rest, but we now that without roza deluaro we would not have the lilly ledbetter paycheck fairness act. without gwen moore would not have the violence against women act put forth the way it is. [applause] working so hard with other members of our caucus, to protect women in the military. [applause] we are so
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 7:30am PST
of the legislature, plus the governor. >> we have a lot to break down when it comes to the elections last week. we are also going to be talking with the chairman of the california republican party about the demise of the party here in california. it hit a new milestone last week with a record low number of registered republicans in california. >> and we'll sit down with state senator mark leno and ask him what's the future of prop 13, now the democrats are in control? might get interesting in a minute. >>> we have lots to talk about, but it is a chilly morning around here. even colder than what we saw yesterday morning at this time, parts of the bay area under a frost advisory right now. brian hackney joining us live with what we can expect. i'm hoping a warmup. >> yeah, good morning, anne. thanks for coming by channel 5 this morning. veterans day, a fairly coolish day, but plenty of sunshine. a few clouds out there popping around. aside from that, it is going to be nice, if brisk. there is a frost advisory posted, especially up in the north bay, where temperatures are very chilly this morning. th
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am PST
. the first one that will happen here at the white house, since his re-election. the president and the first family return here to the white house, late yesterday. the staff was planning to have a welcome out on the south lawn, but because of bad weather, marine one could not land here, so it was a low-key arrival. what's on the president's agenda, moving forward, you've been talking about dealing with the fiscal cliff, also the president has to work on trying to unite the country after a very divisive and very expensive campaign. in addition, the president will work very hard to try to build a different relationship with members of congress. we saw him already reach out by phone to john boehner, to mitch mcconnell, also to leadership in the democratic party. so we'll see if this promise of bipartisanship will last beyond just a couple of days. >> dan lothian for us this morning. thank you, dan. let's get right to john berman with a lack at some of the other stories making news today. good morning. >> good morning, soledad. cnn is projecting that ann kirkpatrick will return to congress. she
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 1:00pm PST
to the president freshly re-elected and now setting the table for negotiations with capitol hill inviting congressional leaders to the white house next week for urgent talks on the fiscal cliff. this is no exaggeration because early next year trillions of dollars in tax increases and automatic spending cuts will come into effect. and so in his first public statement since tuesday's emphatic victory, the president pushed for a deal on tax cuts for the middle class arguing there's no reason for them to be linked to tax cuts for the wealthy. >> let's not wait. even as we're negotiating a broader deficit reduction package, let's extend the middle class tax cuts right now. it would immediately take a huge chunk of the economic uncertainty off the table. >> the president said that his re-election means that voters support what he called a balanced approach to deficit reduction. meaning that historically low rates for higher earners should now expire. >> i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i am not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entir
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 11:00am EST
developments coming just two hours away from president obama's first news conference since his re-election victory. a moment when an incumbent about to be sworn in for a second term would be expected to outline his goals and agenda but it's likely to be dominated by headlines surrounding two of the nation's highest ranking military general, petraeus and general john allen. let's refresh the details. general john allen is denying any and all allegations of an extramarital affair and any other wrongdoing. his nomination as commander of nato remains on hold but continues to lead in afghanistan. the white house expressing confidence in his ability to do so yesterday echoed by two members of the president's cabinet today. >> no one should leap to any conclusions. no one should leap to any conclusions here. general allen is doing an excellent job. >> general allen is a distinguished marine and commander who's been an important part of the nato isaf mission in afghanistan. >> and this morning nbc news is confirming a connection between general allen and jill kelley, the florida woman who kicked o
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 8:00am PST
the election, small issues, we're going to begin to focus on big issues like the fiscal cliff but what happened in benghazi to take four americans' lives? that's important. a lot want to know about it and in the next coming days we'll be sitting on the edge of our seat waiting for the answer. >> people want to know about that but as we look at this, this cast of character that's merged from the petraeus situation including petraeus, general allen, jill kelley, paula broadwell, we are a war-weary nation but these men have overseen our troops, allen seeing 68,000 of our troops. there is a tipping point here where people are going to get angry to know what the back story is. >> i think so. i think ruth is also partly right when she says there's a sex scandal salaciousness that makes it appealing to the public and media but at the same time there are bigger issues. i think the fiscal cliff is an important issue that should come up at the press conference. this issue with benghazi, overly politicized by republicans during the campaign, now we can finally get real hard answers and talk about appointm
Current
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
house cover up. >> what? >> that's the crazy part. he knew earlier that on election day, but now it's the president asphalt--david ryker. >> stephanie: another republican part of the cover up. this gets curiouser and curiouser. >> he was concerned that the fbi officials would sweep the matter under the rug. so it was related to toll top congressional officials and we know that eric cantor was involved. now as they have started to investigate in broadwell-kelley e-mail. they discovered that john allen had been exchanging e-mails with jill kelley. i'm assuming she has sent some back. >> that's hard to do. >> stephanie: wait so--i got lost in the middle-- >> this is like the the elwood love chart. >> stephanie: how you know that reference, who is this guy. >> john allen is the top command center afghanistan. and he was sending e-mails back and forth with jill kelley. he was also based in tampa at some point or is based in tampa. she's the voluntary social planner. >> voluntary. >> stephanie: what sort of social things is she planning. >> she's a voluntary liaison. her husband is a big-
FOX News
Nov 11, 2012 9:00am PST
as possible. and the question -- it is so suspicious. comes days after the election and then, you know, days after the election, and then days before he is supposed to testify. now at the very least, shannon, he should absolutely testify this week. there is no reason, no excuse not to have him continue to testify this week. >> congressman -- [overlapping dialogue] >> i agree with the congressman. he should be testifying. i would say it ought to be related to what happened in benghazi. >> do you ever think the timing of how this played out is suspicious? >> of course. it's like a high duh factor. a few days before he's supposed to testify, he's out. obviously, there was control over the timing. he had to leave before he was supposed to go before congress. that doesn't look right, that doesn't smell right. anybody who understands what happens in washington, when a person is pushed out a few days before a hearing, that's the reason for congress to call that person and answer questions about what happened in benghazi and how were four americans killed as a result, what role did the cia play? >>
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 8:00am PST
in washington. the president know this is. he knows that he and i can work together. the election is over. now it's time to get to work. >> speaker boehner said that with a straight face. didn't bat an eyelash. can we take it at face value? >> he's reasonable and responsible. who hasn't been is the tea party caucus. the big problem that speaker boehner had during the debt ceiling crisis is he was part of the grand bargain with the president but when he said no. but after the election, speaker boehner and now that the american people have spoken, speaker boehner has more weight behind him to say to his caucus, folks, get in line. >> in last night's interview the speaker talked about obama care. i want to remind everybody what he had to say about that. >> the alexeis that. the the president is reelected. obama care is the law of the land. >> but you won't be spending the time next year trying to repeal obama care? >> there may be parts of it that we believe need e to be changed. we may do that. no decisions at this point. >> okay. obama care is the law of the land. maybe parts of it could be cha
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
for storm victims in new york. >>> days after the election, a show of force after playing a major role in tuesday's outcome. latino voters marched to the white house for a message from president obama. tom fitzgerald was there now. this has to do with immigration reform. what do they expect to get out of their four years? >> reporter: when you look at the passage of the dream act in maryland, the voter turned up in states like new mexico and nevada, hispanic voters are the strongest voting blocks for democrats this year and their message was simple. the elects are over and they say they want results. cry chanting yes, we can, in both english and spanish, groups of hispanic voters and those who would like to be voters, came to the white house. >> we have a mandate right now and the president is going to deliver. >> reporter: gustavo torrez of casa in action said this part demonstration and part celebration of latino voting power delivers a single message on a single issue. >> the comprehensive reform, we believe that democrats want it and republicans need it. and this is a time to pass
Current
Nov 15, 2012 3:00am PST
us this morning as well as jonathan on his excellent new piece on the post-election america in "new york" magazine. zeke miller, share our strength chief officer and comedian dino, your muslim pal. we'll be having a lot of great guests, talking about mitt romney's ultimate screw you which he gifted us with yesterday and general petraeus, the c.i.a. had no idea when he said i wanted to tap that, he meant something completely different. let's go to lisa ferguson for a current news update. >> hey john. always good to have you on the show. good morning everyone. the president is dealing with the aftermath of hurricane sandy today. he heads to new york this morning to look at the damage and to thank first responders who risked their lives last month. later this evening president obama will host the cast and crew of the movie "lincoln" for a screening at the white house. he is coming off a very important news conference yesterday. not only was this the first since his re-election, it was also the first he's held
Current
Nov 14, 2012 3:00am PST
post-election. news conference scheduled at 1:30 in the east room of the white house today and of course, as always, i will be there. we welcome you and welcome team press here this morning. peter ogborn enjoying some time off with his family. dan henning. >> good morning. >> bill: no time off for dan. he's here doing double duty with the help of cyprian bowlding, our videographer as always. keeping the cameras rolling. phil backert ready to take your calls. he's on the phones this morning. among those members of congress, coming back from their extended seven-week break all wrapped around the elections was none other than paul ryan who at one time, had a little more prominence as the vice presidential nominee of the republican party. now, he's just that old guy from wisconsin who is just one of 435 members of congress. yesterday he talked to abc. he said losing this election is not exactly what we expected to happen. >> going into boston that day we felt like we had a pretty darn good chance of winning. so as
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
'll take you inside the plan to get the east coast gas shortage under control. >>> and in florida, election 2012 is not over yet. the rest of the country has moved on, but once again, florida just can't seem to get it together. got the munchies, colorado? quarterback peyton manning may be able to cure those off-the-field cravings. "newsroom" strt starts right n. >>> and good morning. happy, happy friday to you. i'm carol costello. we peer over the nation's so-called fiscal cliff. it's a term you'll be hearing a lot more of. we're just 53 days from a series of extreme tax hikes and spending cuts. they're so severe both parties warn they could cripple the economy and trigger another recession. just a few hours from now, president obama underscores the urgency at the white house. his remarks could set the tone for upcoming negotiations with republican lawmakers. christine romans shows us how your money is in play. is your paycheck about to shrink? brianna keilar, three days after a bitter election, is either party really ready to budge? christine, nearly every american has money riding on thi
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
the election may be over, but the clock is ticking on an issue affecting every american family. and standing at the urgent crossroads, the president and the speaker of the house, republican john boehner. there is a freight train bearing down on this country, called the fiscal cliff. it made the stock market so nervous today, for the second day in a row, it dropped. and business leaders have begun to come forward to warn the government there will be serious economic consequences if there's no deal. at issue, the fiscal cliff, a doomsday law that hikes taxes and unleashes a wrecking ball of cuts by january 1st. so, i started by asking speaker boehner if this time, he and the now re-elected president are going to make a deal. what was the first word you said to yourself when you knew that the president was going to win again? >> the hand i was dealt. i'll play it. and i went to bed. >> reporter: right away? how early? >> 11:15. i saw the handwriting on the wall for a couple of hours. and at 11:15, race was, in my view, finished. i went to sleep. and slept like a baby. >> reporter: the fiscal cl
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 6:00am EST
to a hud on tuesday, election day. first, the intelligence community learned of it. the president did not know until thursday. the president said he wanted to think it over, but accepted the resignation friday. some feel he should have let petraeus keep his job. >> it's basically a matter for him and his family. it's not conduct that you encourage. it's not the best conduct. but again, we're talking about a man of great talent. >> many who know petraeus say he was just coming into his own at the cia after a rocky transition from his military career. >> suddenly he was in a very different kind of operation, where cia officers pride themselves on being difficult and pushing back, and in the early months, that was differently for petraeus. >> reporter: andrea mitchell, nbc news, washington. >> nbc news also spoke with a former spokesman for general petraeus. steve boylan says his boss is truly remorseful about the affair that led to his resignation. he said that petraeus "knows he screwed up" and will try to work things out with his family. there will be more later this morning on "meet
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